Lifetime collection of classic cars goes to auction

Some of the classic cars owned by Queensland Auto Museum going to auction in two weeks.
Some of the classic cars owned by Queensland Auto Museum going to auction in two weeks.

A LIFETIME collection of classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, boats and auto-related memorabilia is going to auction just outside Toowoomba.

The auction will see items owned by the Queensland Auto Museum located just outside Toowoomba at Hampton sold off on September 24.

It will feature many classic and vintage cars, including 1927 T-model Fords, a 1928 Chevrolet convertible, a 1974 Holden HQ Sandman and a 1984 Holden VK Commodore.

Classic cars and machinery will go to auction on September 24.
Classic cars and machinery will go to auction on September 24.

Some of the historic vehicles include a 1942 Willys Jeep, a 1961-67 B40 military motorcycle and a 1954 Holden FJ sedan.

The auction also includes a Flightcraft Phantom speed boat, rare tractors and machinery, and auto memorabilia such as fuel pumps, traffic lights and advertising signs.

The Queensland Auto Museum announced in April that it had "regrettably" been forced to close down.

The auction is currently running online at lloydsonline.com.au and at the auto museum on Saturday, September 24 from 2pm.

Potential buyers can view the collection on September 17, 18 and 23 from 9am - 4pm.


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